Beji Caid Essebsi

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Beji Caid Essebsi
الباجي قائد السبسي
Beji Caid el Sebsi at the 37th G8 Summit in Deauville 006.jpg
President of Tunisia
Assumed office
31 December 2014
Prime MinisterMehdi Jomaa
Preceded byMoncef Marzouki (Interim)
Prime Minister of Tunisia
In office
27 February 2011 – 24 December 2011
PresidentFouad Mebazaa (Acting)
Moncef Marzouki
Preceded byMohamed Ghannouchi
Succeeded byHamadi Jebali
President of Chamber of Deputies
In office
14 March 1990 – 9 October 1991
PresidentZine El Abidine Ben Ali
Preceded bySlaheddine Baly
Succeeded byHabib Boularès
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
15 April 1981 – 15 September 1986
Prime MinisterMohammed Mzali
Rachid Sfar
Preceded byHassen Belkhodja
Succeeded byHédi Mabrouk
Personal details
Born (1926-11-26) 26 November 1926 (age 92)
Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
Political partyDemocratic Constitutional Rally (Before 2011)
Independent (2011–2012)
Call of Tunisia (2012–present)
Spouse(s)Chadlia Saïda Farhat
ChildrenAmel
Mohamed Hafedh
Salwa
Khélil

Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi (or el-Sebsi, Arabic: محمد الباجي قائد السبسي‎, Muhammad al-Bājī Qā’id as-Sabsī; born 29 November 1926) is a Tunisian lawyer and politician. He is currently the President of Tunisia. He was elected in the first presidential election that followed the Tunisian Revolution. From 27 February 2011 to 24 December 2011, he was the Prime Minister of Tunisia.[1][2]

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